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President Bush to arrive in UAE on Sunday

posted on 12/01/2008: 719 views

US President, George W. Bush, will arrive here on Sunday on an official visit to the UAE as part of his broader tour of the Middle East.

President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan will hold talks with the US President on issues of cooperation and friendship between the UAE and the United States and the situation in the region. He will also meet with a number of senior UAE officials.

The US president will deliver speech at the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR).

He will meet with members of the US-UAE Business Council, which is a collaboration of leading companies based in the United States and United Arab Emirates. The council is committed to expanding bilateral commercial opportunities between the two countries.

President Bush will also tour the Saadiyat Island, a signature development in Abu Dhabi, which will host a number of global architectural landmarks, including arts museums and centres for art and culture.

The US president will also tour the Masdar Initiative, where he would be briefed about the multi-faceted, multi-billion dollar initiative to develop and commercialise renewable and alternative energy, and clean technology. The initiative reflects Abu Dhabi's comprehensive investment in future energy solutions and clean technology - from design to research laboratory to mass deployment.

Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, welcomed the US President's visit. "We warmly welcome the US President to the United Arab Emirates. This is the first visit of a sitting US president to the country," he said.

Sheikh Abdullah praised the existing political, economic, military and cultural ties between the UAE and the US. He said the UAE is the US' biggest economic partner in the Middle East with balance of payment between the two sides exceeding US$13 billion in 2006.

Sheikh Abdullah expressed confidence that the visit would open up new avenues of cooperation between the two countries.

He pointed out that the UAE is a partner in the war against terror. He reiterated the significant role the United States plays in maintaining security and stability in the Arabian Gulf region and Washington's major role in activating the Middle East peace process in the light of President Bush's vision of the establishment of a viable Palestinian State, the roadmap and the Arab peace initiative. – Emirates News Agency, WAM


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